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 - 125th A nnivcrsary Bishop Magee To Speak On...
125th A nnivcrsary Bishop Magee To Speak On Carlinville Church Program CARLINVILLE — On Sunday, Oct. 21, the 125th anniversary of First Methodist Church will of lnp Methodist Church fori children. the will room the pageant, written by Mrs. C. 3. Mrs - Lumpltin. will be presented under under the direction of Mrs, I. K. be observed. Juergensmeyer. Members of the Bishop -. Ralph Magee of Ev-! church taking part in the pageant anston will speak. Mishop Ma-| are M> E Hebron, narrator; W. and gee, now retired, served as res- ! H rjenilev Lorrin Arnet' Ralph Lemons ident bishop of the Illinois area i Wadsworlh' Milton \vadsvvorth,! !alwma eight years. He was in Carlin- William .Bown.! °" a So the John Surman an(J of0 ver." ... 1n . , :John Russell, Mrs. C. C. Miller, villp 10 rears ago nnd spoke at •., T, , _. ,,.,, ,. ,. . . .... : . , . Mrs. Robert Miller, Mrs, Rob- the ll.ith anniversary celebra- . rj „ •., , , , T , .... , , ' . i ert Bremer, Mrs. Lloyd Preg- tion of the local church. . ]en Mre _ Cisse , Parso Mrs _ | !c , tjc Mrs Victor Hemphill is K en- c M _ Jacobj MSsg , & era] chairman of the anniversary' .000 committee At 1 p. m. a basket dinner will be served at the church, with members bringing their food and table service. A feature of the dinner hour will be the cutting of a birthday cake. Mrs. P. G. Sawyer, superintendent superintendent of the home department department of the church school, will arrange for a piece of the cake to be taken to each of the shut- in members of the church during the afternoon. Following the reading of "greetings" from former members members who have moved away, a group from the church will make a pilgrimage to Carlinville City Cemetery where an appreciation of the work of Stith M. Otwell will be given and a wreath will be placed on his grave. The Rev. Stith Otwell came to Carlinville in ]£U. appointed by the Illinois Conference, to organize a church in the community. At 7:30 p. m. an historical

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 11 Oct 1956, Thu,
  3. Page 13

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